Garden Detectives at Rural Life What lurks at the bottom of your garden? Delve into hedges, take a peek in our shed and unearth wonders from our flower beds at National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride. Take a closer look Explore habitats, study food chains, track animals and discover what they get up to while you're asleep! Inspired by Charles Darwin Inspired by the work of Charles Darwin on his 200th birthday, Garden Detectives turns the ordinary into the extraordinary. Take a larger-than-life look at plants and flowers, learn fascinating facts about nature and experience all the sounds and smells of a real garden without getting your hands dirty. With interactive exhibits and real live specimens, this is your chance to be a garden detective. Take home new skills and investigate your own garden or local environment, and see the natural world through the eyes of a detective. Related pages Visitor comments How to find us Teachers' resources Garden Detectives teachers' pack (2586kb) See what's in store for your at National Museum of Rural Life you in Escape to the country video.